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Modern Peking Opera: The Red Lantern

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When Li Yuhe, a rail road worker who engaged in underground revolutionary work, was taken away by special agents, Grandma Li decided to tell Li Tiemei the true story about their family. Li Tiemei's biological parents were both killed in revolutionary struggles. Li Yuhe then took the charge of raising the orphan girl Timei. After hearing the heroic story about her family, Li Tiemei was determined to follow the example of her step father and biological parents and carry the revolution through to the end.

The Red Lantern 

'The Red Lantern' is one of the Eight Model Plays, which were officially formed during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). They were the only plays performed at that time. Materials were from the communist activities or related subjects.


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